\ˈtō-stē \
toastier; toastiest

Definition of toasty 

1 : pleasantly or comfortably warm felt snug and toasty by the fire

2 : suggestive of toast especially in flavor

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Examples of toasty in a Sentence

The room was nice and toasty. I'm nice and toasty in front of the fire.

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The toasty pattern presented a massive contrast from April, which ranked the 13th-coldest on record, more than 2 degrees below average. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "The U.S. just had its warmest May in history, blowing past 1934 Dust Bowl record," 7 June 2018 This is the concept behind Sweatheory, a wellness facility known for saunas available by the hour that also offers intimate yoga sessions in a toasty cabin-like space. Sophia Kercher,, "In a toasty, cabin-like space, sauna yoga helps sweat out the kinks," 31 May 2018 The waterproof layer kept feet dry and toasty when conditions turned slushy, even if the Forge tended to overheat on warm days. Outside Online, "The Best Trail Shoes of 2018," 15 May 2018 While the models show a warm ridge of high pressure parked over the eastern United States in the seven-to-10-day period, a cooler pool of air at high altitudes lurk to the west, which may eventually replace the toasty air mass. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "There are growing signs we’ll get a taste of summer in about a week," 24 Apr. 2018 An Albert Bichot sparkling cremant de Bourgogne ($16) is toasty and creamy. Michael Nagrant, RedEye Chicago, "At BLVD, you'll find approachable fine dining in a glamorous setting," 6 Oct. 2017 The Captain’s platter, which is my favorite, comes with haddock, scallops, and shrimp, all with toasty crumbs ($19.95). Sheryl Julian,, "In baked fish with buttery crumbs, there’s nothing to detract from the briny ocean taste," 16 Apr. 2018 The stew’s distinctive taste comes from its unexpected combination of familiar flavors: peanut butter, which provides a creamy, toasty richness; and a warm, earthy spice blend of cumin, coriander, turmeric and cinnamon. Ellie Krieger, charlotteobserver, "Peanut butter helps West African-style stew find sweet spot | Charlotte Observer," 22 Feb. 2018 The mercury in Omolon, Russia, reached its highest January temperature ever recorded Monday: a relatively toasty 38.4 degrees. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "The temperature in Siberia rose 100 degrees. The northern U.S. may pay a frigid price.," 31 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of toasty

1953, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of toasty

: comfortably warm


\ˈtō-stē \
toastier; toastiest

Kids Definition of toasty

: comfortably warm

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